Image:Douglaslain.jpg|thumb|250px|Douglas Lain, 2010
'''Douglas Lain''' (born 1970 in Memphis, Tennessee
) is a postmodern
writer whose books include the Bizarro fiction
novella ''Wave of Mutilation'' from Eraserhead Press
, the magical realist
novel ''Billy Moon'' from Tor Books
, and the Philip K. Dick Award
nominated novel ''After the Saucers Landed.''
His short stories have appeared in genre magazines such as Interzone (magazine)|Interzone
and Amazing Stories
as well as in online publications such as Pif Magazine
and Strange Horizons.
He has written nonfiction as well as fiction and is a blogger for Thought Catalog
and The Partially Examined Life
. Lain's fiction has been generally well received by critics in journals and periodicals such as Locus Magazine
(Rich Horton// Locus Magazine; January 2012, Issue 612, Vol. 68 No. 1), Publishers Weekly
(Olson, Ray //...